Islamism– is the desire to impose any given versions of Islam on society. Jihadism– is the means of the use of force to spread Islamism. Thus Islamism is the ideology and jihadism is the forcible method used by Al-Qaeda or ISIS. But not every Islamist is a jihadist. It’s not that ISIS is Islam. But you can’t also […]
Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
I’ve been reading Steve Pinker’s new book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress, at the same time reading the many reviews of this book. While a few reviews have been positive, most are negative, often very negative. (These don’t seem to have hurt the book’s huge sales.) And…
You know the feeling when you can’t be bothered picking up the remote control from the other side of the sofa to play some song, instead now you scream at Google Home to play Nirvana. Yes its convenient to have technology that eases our tasks. Like for example instead of coming downstairs to switch on […]
My intro to my You Tube video Channel. More videos on my channel: Saf Ali My channel focuses on everyday life. Matters that concern our societies. Social issues of the importance are highlighted. And all these issues, plus some tech stuff are part of the vlogging experience.
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I felt a bit emptiness today. Reminiscing about my childhood and early teens in the late 1980s. And when it comes to childhood my greatest influence was George Michael. The Greek god had everything that any man would crave for. He had the look, the style, the voice, the charisma, the brains and not forgetting […]
Midlife crises results in having sometimes a severe socio-psychological impact on those who have reached 40 and beyond. The crises is not always negative, it can be a positive transformative power, a game changer. The self doubt period can help to rejuvenate new energy and motivation, not seen since the late teens and your twenties. This is how […]
I’ll admit now the title can be misleading. I saw a Muslim bloke near the vegetable section of my local supermarket. What caught my attention was how he was dressed. He wore a long cloak with a hood. It’s not that it was the first time I’ve ever seen a Muslim person supporting the thawb, which […]
2017 came and went. You might be asking where the hell did it go? In this complex post-capitalism society, we are so wrapped up in our everyday life that we tend to lose track of time, which can not only result in loss of contact with our loved ones or friends but there is the sacrifice […]
As we approach the end of the year, we always ask ourselves bewilderldely ‘where did the year go?’ ‘I must have been so busy that the year flashed past me’. But not only were we busy, others with an agenda were also busy causing havoc, death, fear and insecurity. That’s right, the extreme far right […]